Bears are active in Grand Teton
Black and grizzly bears are roaming throughout the park--near roads, trails and in backcountry areas. Hikers and backcountry users are advised to travel in groups of three or more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay 100 yards from bears. More »
Area closure in the area around Baxter's Pinnacle
An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. More »
The Grand Teton National Park Video Rivers are a series of high definition films projected from the floor of the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center. The Rivers symbolize a key feature of Grand Teton National Park, the Snake River, while providing unique perspectives on the park and its central themes. A nature soundtrack complements the scenes, while bird's eye views and other unique camera angles provide a shifting, uplifting view of the mountains and valley, as dynamic as the park itself.
View the Video Rivers online: www.grandtetonpark.org/video_rivers_s/71.htm.
You can also purchase this unique high definition film from our partner, Grand Teton Association.
Or experience this unique multimedia presentation in person at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Moose, Wyoming.
Did You Know?
Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.